Alexander Mikaberidze: Host of Treasures Of The Noel

Host of Treasures Of The Noel

Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze is Professor of History and Ruth Herring Noel Endowed Chair for the Curatorship of the James Smith Noel Collection at Louisiana State University-Shreveport. He has taught history at Florida State University and Mississippi State University and lectured on strategy and policy at the U.S. Naval War College and US Military Academy at West Point. He is an award winning author and editor of two dozen books on military history of Europe and the Middle East. Most recently, he has participated in the writing of the critically acclaimed "West Point History of Warfare," official military history textbook of the US Military Academy. He is currently completing his new book on the global impact of the Napoleonic Wars and serves as an editor for the Cambridge History of the Napoleonic Wars.

Treasures Of The Noel

Frontispiece to the King James' Bible, 1611, shows the Twelve Apostles at the top. Moses and Aaron flank the central text. In the four corners sit Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, authors of the four gospels, with their symbolic animals.
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Airs Friday, March 29, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze looks at the King James Bible and recounts the history of the translation process.

A boy looks into a peep show device (illustration by Theodor Hosemann, 1835)
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Airs Friday, March 8, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze we look back at the history of Peep Shows, the ancesters of animation and film.

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Airs Friday, January 25, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze examines the Samuel Johnson's "A Dictionary of the English Language."

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Airs Friday, January 18, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze we look the Travels of Gulliver.

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Airs Friday, January 11, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. This week on Treasures Of The Noel with Dr. Alexander Mikaberidze we look the history and poetry of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.

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